Fwd: Re: zlib-1.1.4 out - security fix

Ian Molton spyro at armlinux.org
Tue Mar 12 14:06:56 PST 2002


On a sunny Tue, 12 Mar 2002 16:19:54 -0500 Don Smith gathered a sheaf of
electrons and etched in their motions the following immortal words:

> "Ian Molton" <spyro at armlinux.org> wrote in message
> news:20020312192959.591fe789.spyro at armlinux.org...

> > Is the performance hit really that big?
> 
> Um, shared libs are slower? I doubt that.

Im guessing the calling method for shlibs is slightly more complex, but
this is arch dependant, and besides, any API that needs bazillions of calls
probably needs a rethink...
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